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Isokinetic Evaluation of Quadriceps Strength in Open and Closed Kinetic Chains in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Gholamhossein Nassadj , Milad Pirali , Sanaz Shanbehzadeh , Mohammad Ali sanjari , Ali Amiri , Ali Ashraf Jamshidi
, aa-jamshidi@tums.ac.ir
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Background : Strength of knee extension and squat were compared between anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed (ACLR) patients and healthy subjects.
Materials and Methods : Twenty ACLR and twenty control subjects were participated in this non-exprimental study. Isokinetic peak strength of knee extension and squat in involved and uninvolved side of the ACLR patient and control group were measured.
Results : Concentric and eccentric knee extension strength of the involved leg was decreased but squat strength showed no difference.
Conclusion : In spite of return to sport activity and normal squat strength weakness of knee extensor muscles in the involved side of the ACLR patient was existed.
Keywords: Strength, Physical sciences, Surgical reconstruction, Knee
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Physiotherapy
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Physical Therapy, School of rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Nassadj G, pirali M, Shanbehzadeh S, Sanjari M A, Amiri A, Jamshidi A A. Isokinetic Evaluation of Quadriceps Strength in Open and Closed Kinetic Chains in Patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. ZJRMS. 2014; 16 (6) :80-82
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